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Building Permits


Which type permit do you need? Whether it be for a new single family residence, an alteration, addition, a new roof, swimming pool, solar equipment, etc., you can find the applications and forms by clicking on the link below. Commercial construction projects will use the same application and some of the same forms.

Solar Permit Applications

To promote the use of green technologies and to support the use of sustainable resources within Leon County, building permit applications for the installation of solar equipment, both photovoltaic and water heating systems, will be issued within 24 hours, providing all required information is submitted.  For more information, please contact the Building Plans Review and Inspection Service Advisor at 850-606-1300.

Building Permit Applications

Prior to submitting your plans for review, please note the items on the plans examiner's checklist to ensure your project is in compliance with building codes and is approved expeditiously on the first submittal. 

Permit Applications and Forms

List of Top Building Code Violations

FAQs Regarding the New Statewide Roofing Regulations

Public Service Announcements

Product Approval Public Service Announcement
Effective October 1, 2003, the Florida Legislature implemented a statewide product approval system. 

Online permits
Licensed Contractors may apply for automated alteration permits.  Architects, engineers, owners and other interested parties may check the status of a permit or research permits.

Automated Alteration Permits (For Licensed Contractors Only)


  • Electrical Service Change Outs

  • Mechanical System Change Outs 

  • Plumbing Fixture Replacement

  • Gas Fixture Replacement

  • Swimming Pool Vinyl Liner Replacement

  • Shingle Roof Replacement

  • Vinyl Siding Installations

  • Solar Panel Installations

  • Window/Door Replacement


Click here for more information.